Houston Astros
Career W-L
9-18
 
Career ERA
3.85
Name  Brett Oberholtzer
Born  7/1/1989
Height  6-1
Weight  235
Number  39
Position  SP
Bats  L
Throws  L
Hot8/13/2014 6:18:00 PM
Description: Houston starter Brett Oberholtzer threw seven innings and allowed one run on six hits Wednesday in a no decision against the Twins.
Insight: Oberholtzer had a 5.68 ERA when he went to the minors in early May, but he's recorded a 2.83 ERA and a 1.01 WHIP in 10 starts since he was recalled.
 
6/28/2014 8:28:00 PM
Description: Astros LHP Brett Oberholtzer has given up four runs on 15 hits in 19 1/3 innings since he was recalled from Triple-A.
Insight: Oberholtzer had a 5.68 ERA when he went to the minors; he's down to 4.40 after holding the Tigers to one run on five hits in 6 1/3 innings Saturday. The left-hander had a 2.76 ERA and a 1.10 WHIP as a rookie last year.
 
Cold4/30/2014 10:16:00 PM
Description: Astros LHP Brett Oberholtzer had a 3.04 ERA over his first four starts but he's allowed 12 earned runs on 19 hits in his last 8 1/3 innings.
Insight: Oberholtzer had a 2.24 ERA and a 1.06 WHIP in 64 1/3 innings after joining the rotation last season and started off well this year, but things have gone off the rails for him. After giving up 11 hits and six earned runs in 4 2/3 innings against the Nationals Wednesday, the 24-year-old has a 5.63 ERA and a 1.56 WHIP.
 
4/13/2014 9:08:00 PM
Description: Astros LHP Brett Oberholtzer took a tough-luck loss Sunday at Texas.
Insight: He gave up five hits and one earned run, didn't walk anyone and struck out seven in seven innings, but Houston didn't have a baserunner reach second base and lost 1-0. Oberholtzer had a 2.24 ERA and a 1.06 WHIP in 64 1/3 innings after joining the rotation last season and is 0-3 with a 3.50 ERA and a 0.94 WHIP in 2014.
 
Hot9/7/2013 8:35:00 PM
Description: Astros rookie Brett Oberholtzer lost Saturday's game to Oakland despite allowing just one earned run over six innings.
Insight: Oberholtzer was coming off his first career shutout his last time out. The 24-year-old former eighth-round pick has a stellar 2.65 ERA in 54 1/3 innings this season but with a 4.45 ERA over 170 innings with Triple-A Oklahoma City the last two years, his major league success is unlikely to last.
 
Hot9/1/2013 5:38:00 PM
Description: Astros rookie Brett Oberholtzer earned his first career shutout Sunday against Seattle.
Insight: The Mariners were only able to scrape together four hits against him. The young lefthander has won four of his last five decisions (1.98 ERA in that span).
 
7/31/2013 10:29:00 PM
Description: Brett Oberholtzer made his first career MLB start on Wednesday and it was a good one. The young Astros lefthander fired seven scoreless innings in a win over Baltimore.
Insight: With Bud Norris gone, Oberholtzer may have a chance to stay in the rotation. Oberholtzer owns a 4.37 ERA in 16 Triple-A starts this season.